Established in 1898, Peking University is the first modern higher learning institution in China. It is located at the heart of the capital city of China, Beijing; Haidian District. The strategic geographical location of Peking makes access to some key areas such as the famous Summer Palace (during the Qin Dynasty the Royals spent their summer there), famous colleges, etc. The University also prides itself with one of the best states of the art health facilities in China, Peking Hospital. The architecture design of Peking University is a blend of both Traditional Chinese and contemporary architecture, which makes the aesthetic nature of the University unique.
Peking University is a leading research institution in a variety of programs in Arts, Sciences and many others. The university boasts of the significant role it plays in the transformation of China through its research works and the human capital needed at the echelons of the county's leadership